Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

December 4

A Thought: Diminishing the level of stress in your life. Getting stress out of your life takes more than prayer alone. You must take action to make changes and stop doing whatever is causing the stress. Things that are very helpful: 1) Prioritize what needs to be done and when. Pacing your tasks helps you from feeling overwhelmed. EVERYTHING really […]

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December 3

A Thought: Needing Hope. Every family needs hope for something—financial help; an illness healed; an addiction cured; a reason to persevere through a crisis or conflict. You are not alone. Humanity’s condition brings problems which threaten our peace. Christ endured far more than you and I ever will. How did He continue in personal peace to progress forward through it […]

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December 2

A Thought: Waiting. Waiting means we have to practice patience. That’s not easy for most of us and in this world which pressures us to produce results quickly, it can become burdensome to just…wait. Maybe this will help: Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is the ability to keep a good attitude while you wait. Isaiah 40:31 reminds […]

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December 1

A Thought: Giving God your best. In 2 Chronicles 2, Solomon finds himself in a predicament. In 2 Chronicles 2:6 he asks, “Who is able to build a temple for him, since the heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain him? Who then am I to build a temple for him?” Solomon knew, deep down in his heart, that his […]

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November 30

A Thought: Preparing to experience Christ. Isaiah 40:3 proclaims “A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD; make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” As we enter this first Sunday of Advent, a time before Christmas to prepare to experience the birth of our Savior, how will you prepare to experience Him each […]

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November 26

A Thought: It’s just that simple. No matter what trouble, sadness, or loss you are experiencing, you are not alone and God is with you in presence and emotion. You are His child, and He loves you. Return to feeling the wonder through a child’s eyes, and the secure comfort which comes from knowing you’re loved… because you are. Happy […]

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